Butterflies Take Flight Cake
This lovely fondant cake resembles the beauty of a blossoming meadow! It is a wonderful presentation for so many occasions. Our Fondant & Gum Paste Mold, Fern Designs, easily creates delicate butterflies, ferns and dragonflies.
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Cake serves 60.
- Easy-Add Fern Designs Fondant & Gum Paste Mold Add to shopping list Fern Designs Fondant & Gum Paste Mold
- Easy-Add 8 x 2 in. Round Pan Add to shopping list 8 x 2 in. Round Pan
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One day in advance, tint fondant as follows: 12 oz. Juniper Green, 4 oz. Buttercup Yellow, 4 oz. Delphinium Blue, 4 oz. Aster Mauve. Make eight mauve butterflies; let dry flat on cornstarch-dusted board. Repeat same process with four blue dragonflies and yellow small 10 butterflies.
Bake and cool two 2-layer cakes. Ice cakes smooth with white buttercream icing. Prepare for stacked construction and fondant covering. Cover cakes with 72 oz. light green fondant and stack cakes. Position on foil-wrapped cake board.
Mold 6, large and small ferns, 6 small, medium and large scrolls and 4 dragonflies. Attach to cake with damp brush.
Use dried fondant pieces to position above the edges of cake; attach with damp brush.
Mold borders using mold and green fondant. Attach with damp brush.